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Press Release Senate Votes to End Illegal U.S. War in Yemen as Peace Talks Progress 

Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) today celebrated both the historic Senate vote to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen and the breakthrough in the Yemen peace negotiations.

Update Updated: Senate Vote on Yemen – Your Calls Are Needed 

This week, your Senators are expected to vote on final passage of S.J. Res. 54, the Sanders-Lee-Murphy legislation to end U.S. military involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

Press Release Senate Votes for Ending Illegal U.S. War in Yemen  

Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) hailed today’s historic Senate vote to advance legislation ending American participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen. It calls on the Senate to immediately vote on final passage, and for the House to also take up this legislation and end illegal military involvement in Yemen’s civil war once and for all.

Legislative Ask End the Illegal U.S. War in Yemen  

S.J.Res.54

The Saudi-led war in Yemen has plunged the country into the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Fourteen million Yemenis– half of the country’s population – are on the brink of famine. Every ten minutes, another child in Yemen dies from a preventable disease.

Update Progress is Possible 

In these hyperpartisan times, it can sometimes feel like we spend much of our energy on damage control. Last week demonstrated that our advocacy and lobbying is making real, impactful change.

Update Keep the Push Towards Peace in Yemen Going  

Momentum to end the Saudi-led war in Yemen is growing. This progress was likely an important factor in the decision by House Republican leadership to block a vote on legislation to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen (H.Con.Res. 138) this week. Given the energy building against the war, if this legislation had come to a vote, it might well have passed.

Action Alert Important Victory on Yemen - Let's Keep Up the Pressure! 

Grassroots pressure is working! The Trump administration has recently announced that it will be ending mid-air refueling support for the Saudi-led coalition’s war in Yemen.

Press Release Quaker Lobby Calls on Congress to End Illegal U.S. War in Yemen  

Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) welcomed the Pentagon’s decision late last week to stop mid-air refueling of Saudi-led coalition aircraft bombing Yemen. It also called on Congress to pass legislation ending all forms of U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition and to press Saudi Arabia and its allies to immediately end the war in Yemen.

Press Release FCNL Hails Congressional Push to Reverse Trump Administration’s Palestinian Aid Cuts 

Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) hailed new bicameral efforts to press the Trump administration to reverse its decision to eliminate all U.S. funding for humanitarian assistance to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.

Action Alert New Senate Bill to Stop Trump’s March to War with Iran  

On Sept. 26, legislation was introduced to prevent President Trump from launching a war against Iran without authorization from Congress.

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